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Corporate procurement

Managing the supply and demand of goods and services responsibly and fairly to keep our services running.

The Head of Procurement is responsible for all procurement and management of third party contracts in Barnardo’s through a devolved procurement model.

The corporate procurement team looks after Barnardo's supplier needs by procuring common supply contracts, advice and resources, to all managers and staff. They are responsible for maintaining our master contracts register. In addition, the team is here to provide advice and training on:

  • procurement legislation
  • supplier due diligence
  • supplier contract management
  • overseeing tenders through the eProcurement process

Contact the Procurement Team early on in your project to get the best procurement advice.

Providing services to Barnardo's

Providing services and resources to Barnardo’s

Our Procurement team oversee all our tenders for all contracts with suppliers to Barnardo's. All current opportunities will be listed on our eProcurement portal from April 2019. All our suppliers must reflect our values and support our commitment to the Responsible Procurement Policy and Strategy.

Providing services to children and young people as a partner of Barnardo’s

If you wish to work in partnership with us as delivery partner or sub-contractor, please visit the Commission us page for more information.

Barnardo’s procurement process

The approach when procuring services varies according to the overall value and risk of the services being supplied over the whole life of the contract. The three key documents which you can download below set out the approved policies and process are:

  • Procurement policy
  • Procurement rules
  • Responsible procurement ​​​​​​policy and strategy

If you have been given access, you can visit the Procurement Library for all the resources related to our procurement process.

Corporate contracts

Corporate contracts

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